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The Ultimate Teacher: The Best Experts' Advice for a Noble Profession with Photos and Stories (Ultimate)by Todd Whitaker
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Classroom tips, captivating stories, and time-tested advice'
For anyone who has a passion for teaching comes The Ultimate Teacher, a mixture of expert advice, compelling true stories, and four-color photographs of teachers with their students.
Teachers will get a glimpse into the lives of other dedicated teachers and see how they handle the unexpected, manage difficult situations, and bring out the best in their students. Readers will be touched by inspiring stories about teachers who have helped shape the lives of their students.
This unique gift and practical guide is filled with useful must-know tips about organizing their time efficiently, how to handle challenging students, and what to do to inspire and motivate their students (and themselves) all year long. Teachers will have an opportunity to hear from students who celebrate and commemorate inimitable teachers who inspired them and ultimately changed their lives.
The Ultimate Teacher offers readers:
With practical ideas, useable advice, Ultimate Teacheris the perfect gift book for the inspiring teachers in our daily lives.
Part resource, part inspiration, Ultimate Teacher is an enlightening, entertaining, and motivating book for today's teachers, full of advice, stories, and compelling photos, from and about the nation's best!
Part resource, part inspiration, "The Ultimate Teacher" is an enlightening, entertaining, and motivating book for today's teachers.
Time-tested advice and captivating stories for the teacher in all of us
The hope of inspiring another generation, the need to give something back, the desire to share one's passion--these are some of the reasons people become teachers. They influence us in obvious ways--the kind grade-school teacher who helped you memorize your times tables or the demanding coach who pushed you to be the best you could be. They influence our lives in subtle ways, too--challenging us to discover hidden talents, helping to mold us into productive members of society, and motivating us to view the world through different lenses.
You'll get a glimpse into the lives of dedicated teachers and share their struggles, triumphs, and passion for teaching. You'll delight in the recollections of students who celebrate and commemorate educators who not only inspired them, but ultimately changed their lives. And you're sure to pick up a new idea from the experts who share their proven techniques for conducting successful parent-teacher conferences, making a substitute teacher an invaluable member of your team, helping a struggling reader, and many other subjects that affect teachers in the trenches.
Celebrate the difference a teacher can make--celebrate The Ultimate Teacher.
About the Author
Todd Whitaker is a professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, and he has spent his life pursuing his love of education by researching and studying effective teachers and principals. He is the author of fifteen educational books, including the national bestseller What Great Teachers Do Differently: 14 Things That Matter Most.
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